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Romania: police find 91 migrants from Syria, Iraq in truck
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) -- Romanian border police have found 91 migrants from Iraq and Syria hidden in a truck transporting auto parts. They told police they were trying to reach the visa-free Schengen travel zone....

Syria denies US allegations of coming chemical attack
BEIRUT (AP) -- The involvement of external powers in the Syrian war continued to accelerate Tuesday as President Bashar Assad's government and Russia dismissed White House allegations that it was preparing a new chemical weapons attack....

The Latest: Pentagon says Syria prepping chemical attack
BEIRUT (AP) -- The Latest on the White House saying it has "potential" evidence that Syria's government is preparing another chemical weapons attack (all times local):...

Saudi demolition of historic Shiite homes stokes violence
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Saudi Arabia is demolishing centuries-old homes in a Shiite town, leveling a historic district that officials say has become a hideout for local militants. The destruction has sparked shootouts in the streets between Saudi security forces and Shiite gunmen and stoked sectarian tensions that resonate around the region....

EU fines Google a record 2.4 billion euros in antitrust case
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The European Union slapped a record 2.42 billion-euro ($2.72 billion) fine on internet giant Google on Tuesday for taking advantage of its dominance in online searches to direct customers to its own online shopping business....

Dutch government partially liable in 300 Srebrenica deaths
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) -- A Dutch appeals court ruled Tuesday that the government was partially liable in the deaths of more than 300 Muslim men killed by Bosnian Serb forces in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre....

Colombia takes big step to peace as rebels lay down guns
MESETAS, Colombia (AP) -- Guerrillas from Colombia's largest rebel army no longer carry their guns along the road miles from the nearest city, a byway with mud so deep that even earth-moving equipment are paralyzed when it rains....

UK Treasury chief: keep British economy 'anchored' in Europe
BERLIN (AP) -- Britain's Treasury chief has told a German audience that his country wants to keep its economy "anchored" in the European mainstream as it leaves the European Union....

Hackers strike across Europe, sparking widespread disruption
PARIS (AP) -- Hackers have caused widespread disruption across Europe, hitting Ukraine especially hard....

Car bomb kills senior Ukrainian intelligence officer in Kiev
MOSCOW (AP) -- Authorities say a bomb planted under or inside a car has killed a senior Ukrainian military intelligence officer in the country's capital....

World Video
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Africa
51 migrants presumed dead after abandonment in Niger desert

Asia
Thai court reverses verdict against alleged 'Popcorn Gunman'

Europe
Merkel ally becomes governor of most populous German state

Latin America/Caribbean
Colombia takes big step to peace as rebels lay down guns

Middle East
Germany, Iran call for negotiations in crisis with Qatar





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